3D Printed Portable Rail Gun

    Here is an interesting project. A portable rail gun that was mostly 3D printed.

    Below is the CAD drawing. Everything in gray was 3D printed.

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    The blue capacitors combined weight is 20 lbs. It looks like a Neill Blomkamp weapon from District 9.

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    Here are the projectiles. The railgun is capable of firing copper plated tungsten, aluminum, carbon and teflon/plasma. Here we have copper plated tungsten armatures.

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    You can check out a breakdown of the build here.

     

    Thanks to Bryan S. for the hat tip.

    Nicholas C

    Steadicam Gun Operator
    Night Vision & Thermal Aficionado
    Flashlight/Laser Enthusiast
    USPSA competitor

    Any questions please email him at [email protected]


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